Albert-László Barabási, PhD


Dr. Albert-Laszlo is The Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and a Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern University. There, he directs the Center for Complex Network Research and holds appointments in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women Hospital. He is also a member of the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He received his MSc degree in Theoretical Physics at the Eötvös University and was awarded a Ph.D. three years later at Boston University.

Accolades: Dr. Albert-Laszlo is the author of NPR-acclaimed “Bursts” and many other influential works, including his most recent: “Network Science.” His work led to the discovery of scale-free networks in 1999, and proposed the Barabási-Albert model to explain their widespread emergence phenomenon in fields ranging from medicine to the Internet